Have you ever tried Chick-Fil-A Sauce?
We don’t go out to eat very often, but when we do I am always the first to suggest we head to Chick-Fil-A, just so I can dip my delicious waffle fries in the goodness they have claimed as their “special sauce.” I am that person who sneaks a few in my purse just so I can enjoy it at home, putting it on just about everything.
Well, those days of sneaking extra sauce from Chick-Fil-A are over! We’ve recreated a copycat chick-fil-a sauce at home with ingredients we already had in our fridge.
We love dipping our Homemade Chick Fil A Nuggets!
This homemade Chick-Fil-A sauce is so easy to make and is spot on! It only takes a few simple ingredients. It almost tastes like our Grilled Honey Mustard Chicken, with a spice of barbecue sauce.
How to make Chick-Fil-A Sauce
Here is what we used to make our sauce:
- lemon juice
- barbecue sauce (we prefer a “smoky” barbecue sauce)
I used lemon juice from pre-juiced lemons, but you can use fresh lemon juice for a stronger flavor.
If you are looking for a healthier alternative, you can also use Greek yogurt in place of mayonnaise. It won’t taste the *quite* same, but again, it is a healthier alternative. Just a few ingredients and the sauce is all made! Happy dipping!
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saving your crystallized honey
This recipe calls for honey, which was worrisome because I checked my honey and found it to be crystallized and hard.
I’ve heard about a lot of honey fixes, such as microwaving, but I recently discovered that it will only make your problem worse later on and could even burn the honey and ruin the flavor.
I have now started to heat up a pot of water and placed my honey in it. It softens the sides and then I use a popsicle stick to stir and combine it.
This method has worked like a charm for me. I’m not against microwaving it when you are in a time crunch. But from what I have read and learned (yes from the internet as well as personal experience), microwaving can damage the honey.
What to use Chick-fil-A Sauce for
Looking for more of our favorite dips and sauces?
Homemade Chick-Fil-A Sauce Recipe
- ½ cup mayonnaise (or light mayonnaise)
- 2 teaspoons mustard
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 2 Tablespoons honey
- 1 Tablespoon BBQ sauce (we like the "smoky" sauces best in this recipe)
- Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl
- Enjoy with your favorite fries, on your favorite sandwich, or with salad.